Manager of the Stevin 2 Laboratory

Manager of the Stevin 2 Laboratory

Published Deadline Location
17 Jun 31 Jul Delft
We are looking for a visionary colleague who will further develop the Stevin 2 laboratory into a leading hub in experimental structural engineering focused on both research and education.

Job description

The Department of Engineering Structures (ES) provides education and conducts research in the areas of civil infrastructure, buildings, structures for renewable energy, eco-friendly structural materials, recycling and reuse of materials and structural elements and smart monitoring of structures and infrastructure. The department’s approach is based on the fundamentals of mechanics, physics, chemistry and material science, which serve as solid basis for engineering innovations in the fields of concrete, steel, composite, timber, road and railway structures and structures for energy transition. The department is proud to host the well-known Stevin 2 laboratory.

The Stevin 2 Laboratory (Lab) is world famous in conducting large scale experiments in the fields of structural, railway and pavement engineering. It also executes unique experiments in the fields of renewable energy and recycling. Another major task of the Lab is to support education by means of providing experimental setups that demonstrate the major phenomena in the field of Civil Engineering and enable students to conduct experiments themselves.

This position is established in order to strengthen the role of the lab in experimental research in fields of urbanizations and transportation, mitigation of the climate change and energy transition.

The position holder is expected to be responsible for the lab staff, the lab equipment and HSE in the lab. (S)he will organize the support of the research projects and educational activities the lab is specialized in. Furthermore, the development of the expertise area of the lab staff falls within the responsibility of the position holder.  

In order to accomplish these tasks and be happy with the job, you are expected to be fond of working in a vibrant and diverse international environment that includes academics, teachers students and outstanding technicians.

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

The successful candidate:

  • Holds MSc and, preferably, PhD degree, in civil, mechanical, electrical engineering or applied physics;
  • Is experienced in experimental research in the fields of Civil, Environmental and/or Mechanical Engineering;
  • Enjoys collaboration with academics, lecturers and students;
  • Upholds high standards in Health and Safety;
  • Understands and supports the diversity and inclusion values;
  • Demonstrates good verbal communication skills in English;
  • Is a team player who is able and enjoys working within a diverse international environment.

Conditions of employment

  • A salary according to the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities, plus 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • An excellent pension scheme via the ABP.
  • The possibility to compile an individual employment package every year.
  • Discount with health insurers.
  • Flexible working week.
  • Every year, 232 leave hours (at 38 hours). You can also sell or buy additional leave hours via the individual choice budget.
  • Plenty of opportunities for education, training and courses.
  • Partially paid parental leave
  • Attention for working healthy and energetically with the vitality program.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context. At TU Delft we embrace diversity and aim to be as inclusive as possible (see our Code of Conduct). Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale.

Challenge. Change. Impact! 

Department

Faculty Civil Engineering & Geosciences

The Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences (CEG) is committed to outstanding international research and education in the field of civil engineering, applied earth sciences, traffic and transport, water technology, and delta technology. Our research feeds into our educational programmes and covers societal challenges such as climate change, energy transition, resource depletion, urbanisation and the availability of clean water, conducted  in close cooperation with a wide range of research institutions. CEG is convinced that Open Science helps to achieve our goals and supports its scientists in integrating Open Science in their research practice. The Faculty of CEG comprises 28 research groups in the following seven departments: Materials Mechanics Management & Design, Engineering Structures, Geoscience and Engineering, Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Transport & Planning, Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Andrei Metrikine: mail: A.Metrikine@tudelft.nl.

Specifications

  • Management
  • €3821—€5230 per month
  • University graduate
  • TUD02439

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before July 31st 2022 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Are you interested in this vacancy? Please apply before July 31st 2022 via the application button and upload your motivation and CV.

  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.
  • A pre-Employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Jul 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).